Closed bridges mean bus reroutes between 12:30 and 3:30 pm (Sounder Bruce)
Seafair weekend (this Friday-Sunday, August 5-7) will once again feature free Metro-operated shuttles between Columbia City Station and the main gate for viewing the hydroplane races at Genesee Park. The shuttles will run 5:45 am to 8 pm all three days.
As an incentive to discourage parking on top of the playfields at Genesee Park, those riding their bikes will get a 50% discount off the price of admission to the main gate. Cascade Bicycle Club will have a secure bicycle pavilion there, and be giving out complimentary bottles of water to those parking at the pavilion.
Members of the armed forces, in uniform or carrying military ID, get to ride free on Sound Transit, King County Metro, and Pierce Transit now through Sunday, August 7.
The University of Washington will open up two parking lots to the general public, E12 and E19, just south of UW Station. Parking at these lots will be $15 on Friday, $10 on Saturday before noon, free after noon Saturday, and free Sunday. Compare that to $19 for all-day parking at the airport, with a coupon, and free parking in most of the stalls at Tukwila International Boulevard Station until it fills up.
If you are planning on taking an I-90 bus between 12:30 and 3:30 pm Friday-Sunday, be sure to check out Metro’s reroute plan.